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A 62-year-old female asked:

Can diet cause an irradiated overactive thyroid since treated for years as hypothyroid to become slightly hyperthyroidism according to latest tests.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Unlikely: If your thyroid became underactive after radiation treatment for overactive thyroid,which is almost always the case, perhaps your thyroid supplement dose has become too strong and accounts for the high thyroid level now. Your physician or endocrinologist,who knows all your past and current history, can advise you best,however.

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Last updated Jun 28, 2019

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